Issue details

Amendment to the Small Business Discretionary Payment Policy

To agree an amendment to the discretionary grant scheme policy that went to Executive on 28th May 2020

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: None Specific;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/06/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Central Government has asked Local Authorities to financially support businesses due to Covid 19 and the policy now needs amending to allow more business to apply for this support.

Explanation of anticipated restriction:

Decision due: 24 Jun 2020 by Executive Member for Finance and Housing - John Kaiser

Lead member: Deputy Leader of the Council - John Kaiser

Lead director: Deputy Chief Executive - Graham Ebers

Department: Housing, Income and Assesments

Contact: Andrew Kupusarevic Email: Tel: 0118 974 6803.

Consultation process

The discretionary policy was set up following Government Guidance - no consultation required.


Report and back-ground discretionary policy

Reference Number: IMD 2020/08

Meeting Time: Teams meeting at 14.00


Agenda items


  • Amendment to the Discretionary Grants Policy